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Walk Out of Darkness brings awareness to suicide prevention

Walk Out of Darkness brings awareness to suicide prevention

Amisha Paul, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories, Video, Video

On Sunday, Apr. 8, Lancers Helping Lancers (LHL) hosted its first-ever Walk Out of Darkness on the Lafayette track. The 2-mile walk on the Lafayette track was held to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and to bring awareness to suicide in high schools. “I’m involve...

Students compete in HOSA State Leadership Conference

Students compete in HOSA State Leadership Conference

Delaney Stulce, Web Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

On April 26-27, Lafayette students traveled to Rolla to compete in the annual HOSA State Leadership Conference. Out of the 57 students that participated, 13 students became State finalists. These students are: Clara Tarpey: 1st place in Veterinarian Science Malayka Walton: 2nd place in Med...

Gender Equality Club collects feminine goods for homeless women

Gender Equality Club collects feminine goods for homeless women

Jasmin Kim, Reporter

April 2, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

The Gender Equality Club promotes and supports equality between men and women. The club initiated several years ago when a student recognized a need for an open environment to talk about prevailing gender inequality issues in the community. Sponsor Indelicato-Faw said, "The idea was that [few students]...

Reddy places third in District speech and debate competiton

Reddy places third in District speech and debate competiton

Gehrig Prozorowski, Feature Editor

March 10, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

Last weekend, senior Rithik Reddy competed in the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) District #4 State Qualifying Tournament and placed third to continue to State next month. The National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) creates a topic for the competitions. Reddy s...

Music Department students receive Exemplary, Outstanding ratings at festivals

Music Department students receive Exemplary, Outstanding ratings at festivals

Ty Prozorowski, News Editor

March 10, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

Lafayette students were awarded Exemplary and Outstanding ratings at the District Solo and Ensemble Festival and Missouri State Large Group Orchestra Festival. All events that received an Exemplary (1) rating in the District Solo and Ensemble Festival will advance to the State Solo and Ensemble Festival...

Sophomore creates Music for Joy club for music lovers

Sophomore creates Music for Joy club for music lovers

Chloe Baker, Reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, School News

For so many people, music can be a great way to destress and to reach out to others. This semester, sophomore Sara Parikh started the club Music for Joy, specifically designed for students to do just that. Music for Joy is a student lead club that uses musical talents to help and reach out to others...

Fischer to announce baby’s gender at March 2 improv show

Fischer to announce baby’s gender at March 2 improv show

Gehrig Prozorowski, Feature Editor

March 2, 2018


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  Undefined, Lafayette’s improv team, will perform its Boys vs. Girls show Friday, March 2 and will reveal the gender of theater teacher Natasha Fischer’s baby. Fischer said, “I wanted my students to do something to reveal the gender of my baby, so we came up with the theme.” ...

Rockwood releases nominees for 2018 ROSE Awards

Rockwood releases nominees for 2018 ROSE Awards

Shelby Darnell, Reporter

February 26, 2018


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The nominees for the 2018 Rockwood Outstanding Service in Education (ROSE) Awards, a prestigious award dedicated to Rockwood community members, have been released After the ROSE Award nominees have been announced, teachers look back on their careers. There will only be 15 winners of the award out...

FBLA and Dress for Success Midwest coordinate professional clothing drive

FBLA and Dress for Success Midwest coordinate professional clothing drive

Ty Prozorowski, News Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is partnering with Dress for Success Midwest to organize a professional clothing drive on Saturday, Feb. 24 from noon to 4 p.m. FBLA sponsor Matt Steffens said, "We chose to partner with Dress for Success Midwest because their mission is to provide business...

AFJROTC participates in H2O for Troops campaign

AFJROTC participates in H2O for Troops campaign

Delaney Stulce, Web Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Local News, National News, News, School News

As an effort to support our troops for Valentine's Day, Lambert International Airport hosts a campaign to collect packs of bottled water to donate to the USO. The USO is a non-profit organization that supplies entertainment and relaxation for the United States military troops while they are traveling. Aerospace...

Students named part of prestigious All-State Band and Orchestra

Students named part of prestigious All-State Band and Orchestra

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter

December 15, 2017


Filed under Local News, News

On Dec. 2, eight students from the orchestra and band programs auditioned for Missouri's All-State Orchestra and Band, which brings musically talented students all across Missouri to perform music under renowned conductors. This year, Symphonic Orchestra students senior Rohan Bohra and juniors Emily...

Turning the page

Turning the page

Annika Renganathan, Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories, Video, Video

The Daniel Boone Library reopened to the public on Oct. 25 after being closed for renovation for nearly a year. The renovation added 10,000 square feet and includes new features such as a “Discovery Zone” for kids, new quiet rooms, an updated collection of books and much more.